Tag Archives: volleyball

Oct
21
2013
10.21 Blog

With high school volleyball season in full swing, Dr. William Briner, Sports Medicine Physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, and Head Team Physician of the U.S. National Volleyball team, offers … More…

Aug
31
2012
Squats

I’m sure that many of you have heard of plyometrics, but aren’t sure what it entails or how to begin a plyometric routine.  Plyometrics refers to exercises that enable a … More…

Jun
8
2011
safety tips beach volleyball

Getting ready to hit the beach for some volleyball this weekend? Diana Zotos, HSS Physical Therapist, shares these tips to make sure you stay on top of your game! 1. … More…

Apr
15
2011

Tips to Avoid Jumper’s Knee

by HSS on the Move
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Theresa Chiaia, PT, DPT, Section Manager for Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center, offers some tips to athletes to avoid the common knee injury known as Jumper’s Knee. Jumper’s knee is … More…

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April 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The NHL playoffs are underway, and having a strong abdominal and core muscle strength is important for keeping players in top form. Gregory Reinhardt, HSS Physical Therapist, says: "While skating, the activation of a hockey player's oblique muscles is crucial for their ability to constantly push off from their skates." To read more about core strength for hockey players, visit http://hss.edu/onthemove/core-strength-for-hockey-players/.

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